The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Participate in a Los Angeles Region Workshop or webinar! Check out the schedule here.


SCORE is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentoring. To meet with a volunteer at the Azusa City House, schedule your appointment at (626)593-1120.


The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by University of La Verne is part of the Los Angeles Regional SBDC network and assists area business owners increase their sales, obtain loans, streamline operations, utilize new technologies and position themselves for long-term growth.

The SBDC offers a team of business advisors who provide free business consulting and low-cost training in business operations and management, marketing, financing, business planning and more. Contact the SBDC hosted by the University of La Verne at (909)448-1567 for more information.

To view upcoming events and workshops click here.

Thursday, July 20th
8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
University of La Verne, Campus Center 3rd Floor
2000 2nd Street La Verne, 91750
Wednesday, August 16th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Azusa City Senior Center
740 N. Dalton Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
Get Marketing & Get Growing: Mid Year Check-Up with the University of La Verne SBDC and Constant Contact
Make a Testimonial Video Right on Your Smartphone
Are you having trouble growing your social media presence? Is marketing your business to the community a challenge for you? If so, then check out the free workshop hosted by the University of La Verne Small Business Development Center.
Workshop topics include:
• Social Media tips
• Email and video marketing strategies
• Ideas that will help you keep tabs on the competition
• Other trends in marketing for small businesses and non-profits
Do you have smartphone technology but aren’t sure how to use it to your business’ fullest marketing potential? Learn how to use your smartphone to produce a testimonial video about your business with guest speaker Roni Ramos. Digital marketing is becoming the easiest and most effective way to market your businesses, so come to the workshop and learn how to distinctively brand your online social media platforms with actionable steps for any business owner!
Attendees will learn:
• How to make a testimonial video using your smartphone
• How to brand your YouTube channel
• Actionable steps to market your video online with email and social media

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Visit the U.S.Small Business Administration Learning Center to participate in self-paced online training courses, quick videos, web chats and more to help you learn about the many aspects of business ownership.